Hungry children's faces as war caused famine spreads

WW1 Centennial News for February 22, 2019 - Episode #111

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Highlights - War, Pandemic, Now Famine

Episode #111

Host: Theo Mayer

  • In The Headlines This Week - Host | @02:10
  • War Caused Famine Spreads - Mike Shuster | @07:50
  • “Y” Girls Serving in War-Torn France - Dr. Edward Lengel | @12:05
  • 100 Years in The Making: Pangolin Editions Foundry - Steve Maury | @18:40
  • Remembering Veterans: 369th Experience Band Concert - From Video | @25:55
  • Historians Corner: African American Nurses - Dr. Charissa Threat | @36:20
  • Speaking WWI: Barnstorming - Host | @44:10
  • Highlights from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host | @49:00


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World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

The Headlines of End-February, 1919 - Host


The Great War

War Caused Famine Spreads - Mike Schuster

Stories of Service

“Y” Girls Work to Heal in War-Torn France - Dr. Edward Lengel

World War I - NOW

100 Years in the Making

Pangolin Editions - Steve Maury

Remembering Veterans

“369th Experience” Armistice Centennial Concert - From Video


Historian’s Corner

US Army Nurse Corps’ 18 African American Nurses - Dr. Charissa Threat

Speaking WW

Barnstorming  - Host

Articles & Posts

This Week in the Dispatch Newsletter - Host


The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

The General Motors Foundation



Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katalin Laszlo

Written by: Theo Mayer

Special segment host:

Mike Shuster

Dr. Edward Lengel

Researcher and writing support:

JL Michaud

Dave Kramer


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